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Sam Eggington vs Ashley Theophane report
Who won Eggington vs Theophane?
Sam Eggington beat Ashley Theophane by technical knockout in the 6th round on Friday 11th December 2020 at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios in Worcestershire.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Eggington vs Theophane stats
Sam Eggington stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ashley Theophane made his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Eggington had a massive power advantage over Theophane, boosting at 61% knock out percentage over Theophane's 28%.
Sam Eggington was the younger man by 13 years, at 29 years old.
Eggington had a height advantage of 4 inches over Theophane. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Sam Eggington & Ashley Theophane fought out of an orthodox stance.
Eggington was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 year and 3 months later than Theophane, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 69 less professional rounds, 256 to Theophane's 325.
Eggington vs Theophane form
Eggington had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Dennis Hogan on 8th October 2022 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Newcastle Entertainment Centre, Broadmeadow, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Previous to that, he had defeated Przemyslaw Zysk on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
Going into that contest, he had beat Bilel Jkitou on 10th September 2021 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands.
Before that, he had won against Carlos Molina on 22nd May 2021 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Skydome, West Midlands.
He had beat Ashley Theophane on 11th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 6th round at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire.
Ashley Theophane had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Adrien Broner on 1st April 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Steve Upsher Chambers on 12th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Mahonri Montes on 30th April 2015 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Miguel Zuniga on 12th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
He had beat Daniel Calzada on 30th August 2014 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sam Eggington had been fighting more than Ashley Theophane.
Going to this contest, Sam Eggington had last fought 7 months and 30 days ago, while Ashley Theophane's last outing had been 7 years, 2 months and 6 days ago.
Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 54 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.8 rounds on average.
Theophane's last 5 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 9 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 9 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Eggington vs Theophane start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Eggington vs Theophane?
Eggington vs Theophane was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.
What were the odds on Eggington vs Theophane?
Sam Eggington was a 3/25 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Ashley Theophane made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.
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